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Recent earthquakes that may have been felt in the New Zealand region over the past year:

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 8:51:51 pm
Depth54 km
Magnitude4.8
Location10 km south-west of Paraparaumu
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18 hours ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 6:46:38 am
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.4
Location10 km east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 5:09:50 am
Depth27 km
Magnitude3.5
Location5 km west of Kaikoura
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1 day ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTThu, Mar 23 2017, 1:17:38 am
Depth20 km
Magnitude4.1
Location10 km north-east of Seddon
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1 day ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Mar 22 2017, 8:09:48 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south-west of Whanganui
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2 days ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity moderate
NZDTTue, Mar 21 2017, 11:58:19 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.4
Location15 km east of Seddon
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2 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTMon, Mar 20 2017, 11:17:21 am
Depth17 km
Magnitude3.3
Location15 km south-east of Porangahau
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4 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 19 2017, 2:08:15 pm
Depth11 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km north-east of Kaikoura
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5 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Mar 19 2017, 9:09:45 am
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.5
Location20 km north-east of Pongaroa
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 19 2017, 2:51:09 am
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.6
Location5 km west of Kaikoura
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5 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Mar 18 2017, 9:22:01 am
Depth32 km
Magnitude4.2
Location30 km north of Wairoa
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Mar 18 2017, 8:56:16 am
Depth8 km
Magnitude3.3
Location5 km east of Seddon
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Mar 17 2017, 10:13:27 pm
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south-east of Hanmer Springs
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6 days ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTFri, Mar 17 2017, 3:24:32 pm
Depth21 km
Magnitude3.7
Location15 km south of Whanganui
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6 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 16 2017, 5:37:03 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude3.8
Location25 km east of Kaikoura
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7 days ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 16 2017, 8:00:46 am
Depth13 km
Magnitude3.6
Location10 km west of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTThu, Mar 16 2017, 12:25:14 am
Depth23 km
Magnitude3.9
Location10 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Mar 15 2017, 10:07:56 pm
Depth14 km
Magnitude3.8
Location20 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTWed, Mar 15 2017, 9:21:51 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude3.4
Location20 km south-west of Whanganui
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTTue, Mar 14 2017, 7:41:47 am
Depth15 km
Magnitude3.5
Location5 km south-west of Porangahau
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTMon, Mar 13 2017, 9:41:33 pm
Depth15 km
Magnitude4.0
Location15 km north-west of Methven
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Mar 12 2017, 11:14:53 pm
Depth32 km
Magnitude4.6
Location20 km east of Dannevirke
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSun, Mar 12 2017, 10:23:02 pm
Depth28 km
Magnitude4.2
Location10 km west of Te Kaha
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 12 2017, 11:39:35 am
Depth7 km
Magnitude3.5
Location10 km south-east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity strong
Region intensity light
NZDTSun, Mar 12 2017, 10:54:07 am
Depth18 km
Magnitude4.7
Location55 km west of Te Anau
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Mar 11 2017, 11:49:14 pm
Depth19 km
Magnitude4.0
Location45 km east of Stratford
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a week ago

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Intensity light
Region intensity light
NZDTSat, Mar 11 2017, 7:09:10 pm
Depth9 km
Magnitude3.1
Location10 km east of Seddon
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTSat, Mar 11 2017, 6:58:04 pm
Depth29 km
Magnitude4.9
Location40 km south of St Arnaud
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTFri, Mar 10 2017, 7:45:15 pm
Depth34 km
Magnitude4.5
Location15 km west of Kaikoura
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a week ago

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Intensity moderate
Region intensity moderate
NZDTFri, Mar 10 2017, 6:25:57 pm
Depth12 km
Magnitude4.1
Location15 km south-east of Seddon
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a week ago